Carbondale city council discusses budget shortfall - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Carbondale city council discusses budget shortfall

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

A special Carbondale City Council meeting was called to order on Tuesday to address a nearly $300,000 budget shortfall.

The city of Carbondale is facing a budget deficit of $278,488 in the 2015 fiscal year, which ends on May 1.

City leaders discussed a need to find additional revenue sources through items such as state taxes and grants.

The current deficit is 1 percent of 2015 budget of nearly $30 million.

City leaders also discussed ways to prevent a budget when considering future budgets.

Copyright 2015 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly